Population ages 15-64, female (% of total)
Definition: Female population between the ages 15 to 64 as a percentage of the total female population. Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship.
Description: The map below shows how Population ages 15-64, female (% of total) varies by country. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value. The country with the highest value in the world is Macao SAR, China, with a value of 78.78. The country with the lowest value in the world is Niger, with a value of 47.93.
Source: World Bank staff estimates based on age/sex distributions of United Nations Population Division's World Population Prospects.
Aggregation method: Weighted average
General Comments: Relevance to gender indicator: Knowing how many girls, adolescents and women there are in a population helps a country in determining its provision of services.